Best Way to Prevent Chilled Pipe “Sweating” or Condensation

Oct 28 2021
Best Way to Prevent Chilled Pipe “Sweating” or Condensation

We often hear from clients facing a similar problem: condensation (or sweat) forming on their cold pipe or component. One may think it’s something that can be overlooked, but water can cause serious damage to sensitive piping or equipment if left untreated. Corrosion (the gradual destruction of materials, usually metals, by chemical and/or electrochemical reaction with their environment) can...

Why Traditional Hard Insulation Is Costing You Money

Sep 16 2021
Why Traditional Hard Insulation Is Costing You Money

A Connecticut university used to have a serious energy loss problem. One example of this was a valve in the mechanical room. Although hard insulation was dug out to form the shape of the valve, it still left the valve bonnet exposed, leading to significant heat loss. The temperature of the valve bonnet was 224 degrees. After installing a removable insulation cover, the surface temperature was...

Top 4 Things to Consider When Picking Pipe Insulation Cover Thickness

Sep 08 2021
Top 4 Things to Consider When Picking Pipe Insulation Cover Thickness

How thick should your insulation be? There is a lot that needs to be considered when determining the appropriate  insulation thickness for your piping systems and other components.  It is critical to find the proper thickness, as the wrong one could potentially damage your equipment, cause unnecessary energy loss, or put your employees in harm’s way.

Building Pipe Insulation Saves Nearly $1,000 Per Floor

Jun 19 2021
Building Pipe Insulation Saves Nearly $1,000 Per Floor

New York City Building Cuts Energy Bills by $18,5000 Per Year with Removable Insulation Jackets July 17, 2012 – New York City, NY – Interchurch Center is a 19-story building located on the Upper West Side. Although insulated during construction, the insulation had been removed and damaged as a result of day-to-day activities, which is typical for an office building with steam.

The Best Way to Insulate Steam Pipes

Jun 17 2021
The Best Way to Insulate Steam Pipes

The Best Way to Insulate Steam Pipes? According to the U.S. Department of Energy, "insulating steam distribution lines can typically reduce energy losses by 90% and help ensure proper steam pressure at plant equipment.” While this statistic can easily convince you that insulating your steam lines must be a priority, it doesn't offer any advice on the best way to insulate your steam pipes....

American University Insulates Boilers with Thermaxx Jackets

Jun 16 2021
American University Insulates Boilers with Thermaxx Jackets

"The jacket designed by Thermaxx Jackets for the DA tank has made it so much cooler in the area already."Bill JohnsonEnergy Management, American University

Weatherproof Actuator Covers: A WeatherMaxx Case Study

Jun 09 2021
Weatherproof Actuator Covers: A WeatherMaxx Case Study

A large school district in the San Antonio, Texas area had a major problem with their actuator “weather protection” covers. The covers were severely affected by UV rays and quickly deteriorated to a point that rain was able to get inside the actuator and cause major shutdown problems.

The Advantages of Removable Insulation Jackets in Cryogenic Applications

Jun 03 2021
The Advantages of Removable Insulation Jackets in Cryogenic Applications

Nick Pellon, Thermaxx Jackets, USA, considers the advantages of removable insulation jackets in cryogenic applications.

Thickness Of Insulation: Pipe Insulation Covers

Feb 25 2021
Thickness Of Insulation: Pipe Insulation Covers

What To Take Into Account For Thickness of Pipe Insulation Covers How thick should your insulation be?

Insulation Case Study: Crosby Building | 516 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco CA

Jun 29 2020
Insulation Case Study: Crosby Building | 516 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco CA

This case study was written by Rose Titcomb of Thermaxx Jackets